From the Smithsonian Museums
Lisa Fthenakis is an Archivist with the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, the Smithsonian's National Museum of Asian Art.
On this day in 1906, Charles Lang Freer and the Smithsonian Institution agreed to the donation of his art collection and funds for the building of a museum to house it.
May 5, 2021
The Guiding Hand of Past Masters
Behind the Scenes: Imaging A Japanese Handscroll